Monthly Archives: February 2020

Still Waiting?

Achievement always comes to the person who is looking for it but not to the person who is just waiting for it.

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IY”H

An integral part of faith includes one’s verbal statement – “I shall do this, God willing,” as one is about to execute anything, whether it be big or small. ~ Shelah HaKadosh

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The Yetzer Hara Speaking

A person should never say “I am so unclean because of my transgressions and impure thoughts, how can I study Torah and defile its glorious beauty? I will wait until I purify myself and then I will study Torah with … Continue reading

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Write it Down

In order to remember Torah ideas, it is important to write down the key points to be reminded of the entire thought. ~ The Vilna Goan How often do we hear a great Torah thought only to forget it within … Continue reading

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No Words

After singing the prescribed zemiros each Friday night, the Skulener Rebbe was wont to sing just the niggun of the zemer without saying the words. He explained that when you sing the words of a zemer, you are limited by … Continue reading

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Beyond the Rules of Nature

Yisro told Moshe that he shouldn’t be the sole judge for the entire nation. There should be other judges helping him. The sefarim teach that Yisro’s point was valid. It was indeed impossible, according to the rules of nature, for … Continue reading

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Educating our Children

“Educate a child according to his way, so that even when he becomes old he will never leave it” (Mishlei 22:6) The Vilna Gaon zt’l explains, “Train the child to perform the mitzvos according to his [individual] nature, because then, … Continue reading

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